Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Information received on 02/11/2020 from Dr Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscou, Russia
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 28/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 03/08/2020
Report date 02/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 02/11/2020
Date event resolved 23/10/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 24/11/2005
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (02/11/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments Restriction zones have been established and epidemiological investigations started. No bird or bird products have been dispatched outside from affected territories. A wild duck carcass was found during AI passive surveillance on the lake near the village just before the outbreak started. HPAIv H5N8 was detected in a sample of wild duck carcass.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.